Board of Directors

Learn more about Board members and their responsibilities and browse Board decisions and meeting documents


The Board of Directors is comprised of 20 constituencies representing all the partners of the partnership. A Board member and an alternate Board member represent each constituency. Board members serve for 3 years.


The Board of Directors meets face-to-face generally twice a year to review progress and make strategic decisions. Other meetings may also be held throughout the year as needed. See all Board meetings below, including documents circulated and decisions made.


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Date Type Reference Decision Background documents
September 2009 Face to face BOD/2009/9-10 Replenishment campaign: Board actions to support replenishment
September 2009 Face to face BOD/2009/9-11 Education Transition Fund: Task team
September 2009 Face to face BOD/2009/9-12 Education Transition Fund: Requests from fragile states
September 2009 Face to face BOD/2009/9-13 Education Transition Fund: Development of operational guidelines
September 2009 Face to face BOD/2009/9-14 Evaluation: Deadline for draft report
September 2009 Face to face BOD/2009/9-15 Evaluation: Task team
September 2009 Face to face BOD/2009/9-16 Evaluation: Consultative event
September 2009 Face to face BOD/2009/9-17 Evaluation: Dissemination event
April 2009 Face to face SC/2009/4-01 Proposed selection process of third civil society seat
April 2009 Face to face SC/2009/4-02 Scope of Fast Track Initiative: Whole sector approach
April 2009 Face to face SC/2009/4-03 Education Transition Fund
April 2009 Face to face SC/2009/4-04 Replenishment mechanism (Issue 1)
April 2009 Face to face SC/2009/4-05 Replenishment mechanism (Issue 2&4)
April 2009 Face to face SC/2009/4-06 Replenishment mechanism (Issue 3)
April 2009 Face to face SC/2009/4-07 Replenishment mechanism (Issue 5)


Three committees support the Board in fulfilling its functions in a strategic, transparent and efficient manner.

Executive Committee: carries out specific administrative functions and decisions as delegated by the Board, performs an advisory role to the Chief Executive Officer, both on general matters and specifically about recommendations to the Board on forthcoming grant application approvals, and monitors adequacy and implementation of GPE’s governance and ethics policies.

Mandate | Members | Chair: Susan Liautaud

Finance and Risk Committee: provides advice to the Board to ensure that resources are being managed efficiently, effectively and consistently with GPE's mission, goals, objectives and policies; oversees risk management practices and financial management and audit arrangements of GPE.

Mandate | Members | Chair: Nesmy Manigat

Performance, Impact and Learning Committee: monitors and oversees GPE’s performance, impact and learning, with a dedicated focus on results and based on data and evidence. This committee also oversees the implementation of GPE’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning framework and champions GPE’s engagement in wider global education initiatives.

Mandate | Members | Chair: Marie Soulié